A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (5 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007imy. Unique identifier: us70007imy. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 22:17:45 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:17:45 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.3864 East, latitude 51.9633 North, depth = 116.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 116.19 km (72 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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